Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 24-26, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this long weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Annual Boston Tuba Christmas: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Faneuil Hall. An estimated 150-200 Tuba players will serenade the crowd with Christmas music to get into the holiday spirit!

The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please bring new hats, gloves, and baby coats to donate to Cradles for Crayons.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Roslindale from 3-5PM. Enjoy this annual tree lighting in Roslindale with holiday music, Santa, and much more!

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Macy’s Downtown Crossing. Enjoy free live performances, holiday cheer and a free Christmas Tree lighting at 5PM!

Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations: November 25-27, 2017. Enjoy a tree lighting, parade, and watch Santa parachute from the sky this weekend in Quincy!

Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 25, 2017. Shop small this Saturday and help a small business this holiday season.

Zoo New England Half Price Admission Day: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering half price admission on Black Friday from 10-4pm

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Boston Winter also opens this Friday, November 24, 2017 for the season with a holiday shopping market, skating path, and more!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 18-19, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Thanksgiving Movie Special: Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Head to Faneuil Hall for a free movie screening of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles outdoors at 5PM to get into the holiday mood.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade: Saturday, November 18, 2017 on Main Street in Plymouth, MA. Head to Plymouth, MA for a Thanksgiving parade in the town where it all began! Parade starts at 11am, but there’s activities and fun all weekend long. (It was really busy last year parking wise so make sure to leave extra time to find a spot!)

The Enchanted Village Opens: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 10-12, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy long weekend!

Don’t forget that Friday is observed for Veterans Day so if you do need to work or park in the city on Friday, November 10, 2017– don’t pay those meters! Parking is free for Veterans Day on Friday!

Here are some fun and cheap things to do for this extra long weekend in Boston!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Veterans Day Cruise: Sunday, November 12, 2017. Free cruise to Georges Island for veterans, active military members and up to 3 family members on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Registration required. ($10 for general public)

Fenway Open Studios: November 11-12, 2017 from 11-5pm. Check out the studios of local artists and get the rare opportunity to meet and chat with the artists!

Free Entrance Day at National Parks: November 11-12, 2017. Everyone can get free entrance at National Parks across the nation in honor of Veterans Day!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Also, don’t forget to check out the Veterans Day Free Offers and Discounts post if you are a Veteran or Active Military member for so many great local and national offers this weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 4-5, 2017

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonI can’t believe it’s the first weekend of November already! Here are some fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston!

Boston Christmas Festival: November 3-5, 2017 at the Seaport World Trade Center. Find adorable holiday gifts from over 300 vendors, get holiday decorating ideas and get into the holiday spirit at this annual festival! Tickets are $15 and children 14 and under are free. Save $2 with this printable coupon.

ILLUMINUS 2017: Friday, November 3, 2017 and Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 6-11PM at Downtown Crossing. Enjoy this evening contemporary art festival in Boston where Boston artists, designers, and performers will converge their talents! Free.

Zoo & Brew: Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 11-3PM at Sea Green (21 Stillings Street) in Boston. Enjoy a traveling petting zoo, brews from Trillium Brewery, puppet show, live music, and more. Admission is free. (Note: This event is located close to the Boston Fire Museum and they are open 11-5PM on Saturdays by suggested donation, if you are looking for some more cheap family fun nearby).

South Boston Open Studios: November 4-5, 2017 from 12-6PM. Head to South Boston where local artists will be opening their studios for free this weekend to the public!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, 2017. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of select months at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo where everyone pays kids price for admission until noon!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Don’t forget about Daylight Savings Time this weekend so an extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 28-29, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Here are some fun and cheap things to do this Halloween weekend in the Greater Boston area!

Boston Book Festival: October 28, 2017 at Copley Square. Celebrate the power of words with this fun and free festival!

Pumpkin Palooza: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at The Lawn on D. Enjoy fun Halloween activities such as pumpkin carving, costume contest, train rides, and more!

Wally and Tessie’s Halloween Party: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11-2pm at Fenway Park. Trick-or-treat at the ballpark, paint mini pumpkins and enjoy other fall activities! Free and open to the public.

Castle Island Halloween Celebration: October 28-29, 2017. Enjoy a fun day at Castle Island with a variety of fun Halloween activities!

Pru Boo: October 29, 2017 from 11-1pm at the Prudential Center. Wear your cutest costume and trick or treat for charity. Face painting, kid concert, pumpkin decorating and more. $5 donation towards nonprofit partner.

North End Halloween Party & Parade: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 1-3pm in the North End. Enjoy a parade through the North End + some Halloween fun!

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

MIT Museum: Sunday, October 29, 2017. Free admission at the MIT Museum the last Sunday of each month, September to June.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 21-22, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonThere’s always something fun and free happening in Boston, especially on the weekends! Here’s some cheap and free weekend fun this weekend in the Boston area:

The 2017 Head of the Charles Regatta: October 21-22, 2017. Enjoy this Boston tradition and cheer on the thousands of rowers from the banks of the Charles River!

Boston Veg Food Fest: October 21-22, 2017 at Reggie Lewis Athletic Center. Enjoy this vegetarian food fest with speakers, samples, exhibits, and more! Free and free parking.

21st Annual A Cappella Competition: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Watch 40 of the best New England A Cappella groups battle it out at Faneuil Hall on Saturday and cheer on your favorites!

Boston Art Book Fair: October 21-22, 2017 at Boston Center for the Arts. Enjoy a variety of performances, panels, workshops, and more for the first art book fair in Boston!

MiceOctober 21-22, 2017 in Cambridge. Enjoy this fun and free weekend event showcasing the best in new and local comics at the annual Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo!

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston + a celebration of sausages this weekend!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 14-15, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy (almost) weekend! Here are a few things for cheap and fun things to do this weekend in the Boston area:

Boston Athenæum’s Open House: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9-4PM at Boston Athenæum. Enjoy this 4th Annual Open House with a rare chance to step beyond the red leather doors and access the library’s members-only areas.

Free Cruise to George’s Island: Saturday, October 14, 2017. Save the Harbor is sponsoring a free cruise to George’s Island on Saturday. Must RSVP.

MassArt Family Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017. Drop in for fun interactive activities and art-making designed by MassArt students, faculty, and staff. Free and open to the public, recommended for 6+.

Fort Point Fall Open Studios: October 14-15, 2017 from 12-6PM. Numerous art galleries and artist buildings in Fort Point will be opening their studio doors this weekend for a free viewing.

Revere Beach Fall Festival: Sunday, October 15, 2017. Head to Revere Beach on Sunday for a Fall Festival at 10:30AM after their Great Pumpkin Dash with children activities, pumpkin decorating, and more!

Wicked Winter Wine Fest: October 14-15, 2017 in the South End. Enjoy this fun wine tasting event with discount tickets through Goldstar Boston starting at $9 (affiliate link).

Sausage Fest at SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston + a celebration of sausages this weekend!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 7-8, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy Columbus Day Weekend! Here are a few ideas how to spend the extra long weekend with free or inexpensive events in the Boston area!

If you are looking to do some apple or pumpkin picking this weekend, don’t forget to check out Where to Find Apple Picking and Fall Fun in the Greater Boston Area for a complete guide!

The 39th Annual Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade: Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 12-6pm in Harvard Square. Enjoy delicious food, arts, crafts, sidewalk sales, and the HONK! Parade at 1pm.

Opening our Doors: Monday, October 9, 2017. Many museums in the Fenway Neighborhood are opening their doors for a FREE day of cultural offerings for the family with free admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, and MUCH more!

Columbus Park Fall Festival: Monday, October 9, 2017 at Columbus Park from 12-4PM. Celebrate fall with a fun and family-friendly festival at Columbus Park!

Octoberfest on D: Saturday, October 7, 2017. Join Sam Adams on The Lawn on D on Saturday for a local stein hoisting championship, live music, food, and more!

Make Way for the Ducklings 30th Birthday: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Boston Public Garden. Celebrate the Ducklings 30th Birthday with a magician, juggler, music, cake, and more!

WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at WGBH Studios in Brighton. Enjoy this fun food and wine festival with discounted tickets from Goldstar Boston starting at $20 (affiliate link).

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Free Admission to the ICA: Monday, October 9, 2017 at the ICA. Head to the Institute of Contemporary Art for free admission on Columbus Day!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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